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New Food Bank CEO Focuses on Broad Food Availability Issues

Michael McDonald started in early Jan. after years at Habitat for Humanity; says they need to provide more than just food.

Bronson Becomes Pima County Board Chairwoman

Focus on roads, economic development, and avoid raising taxes; after 4 years Pima County Supervisor Ramón Valadez is stepping aside from seat.

Pima Ends Photo Radar Program

Board voted 4-0 not to renew traffic camera contract; supervisors may consider another version, targeting school zones.

Financial Issues Topping List in 2014 for Tucson, Pima County

Budget deficits, lagging economy, lead local governments to look to job creation.

Sunnyside School District Holding a Recall Election in May

Voters will decide whether two board members could lose their seats on the governing board.

Pima County Considers Traffic Camera Changes

Board to choose whether to turn them off, keep them on, or change how traffic cameras work.

Forecast: Tucson Recession Jobs Lost Recovered by 2016

City added 6,000 jobs in past year in what economists point to as sign of improvement, with pace to continue.

4th Ave Street Fair Brings Millions into Community Each Year

Biannual fair usually brings hundreds of thousands of people; vendors make a huge chunk of their income in that weekend alone.

Siblings Apart For Years, One US Citizen, Other Faces Deportation

Brother and sister are part of nationwide effort to fix "a broken immigration system;" born to same parents but in different countries.

Event Recycles Hundreds of Gallons of Old Cooking Oil

Green Friday takes place the day after Thanksgiving; people can drop off used oil which can then also be converted into biodiesel.

Program Provides Juvenile Offenders With Second Chance

YARDS is an educative nine-week program that teachers youth skills; in collaboration with Pima County's juvenile court system.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, November 22, 2013

EPA, Rosemont water permit issue; Senate Democrats invoke nuclear option; GOP seek to recapture competitive Congressional seats.

New Study Shows Trade Relationships in North America

In honor of the 20th anniversary of NAFTA, Brookings' Institution released examination of international trade between region's 100 major metro areas.

Monthly Employment Workshops Aim to Empower Women

YWCA of Tucson provide seek to help unemployed, underemployed women through a 4-day training program.

Pima Board OKs $400K for Animal Center Improvements

$280K to install concrete slab, utilities, construction of kennels; $120K in additional staffing.

Pima Animal Care Center Seeking Expansion

Temporary buildings would house animals for 12-24 months

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